Carleton University, School for Studies in Art and Culture (Music):
Closing Date: March 17, 2014
Begin: July 1, 2014
Carleton University Music, located in the School for Studies in Art and Culture, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2014.
Applicants should have expertise in ethnomusicology. A specialty in an Asian music tradition and/or in other non-Western popular musics is preferred. A background in non-Western musical performance would also be an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of courses in ethnomusicology, from introductory undergraduate courses to the M.A. level (in our Music and Culture M.A. program), as well as to supervise graduate students. Applicants must have a Ph.D., a strong commitment to scholarship as reflected in publications, an active research profile and demonstrated excellence in teaching.
Please submit your complete application electronically in four (4) separate files including: 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) sample publications; and 4) a teaching dossier. In addition, applicants should arrange for three (3) letters of reference to be sent separately.
Your application should be sent electronically to:
Dr. Brian Foss
Director, School for Studies in Art and Culture
Applications will be considered until March 17, or until the position is filled.
Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution committed to developing solutions to real world problems by pushing the boundaries of knowledge and understanding daily. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, researchers, and librarians provide more than 27,000 full- and part-time students from every province and more than 100 countries around the world with academic opportunities in more than 65 programs of study. Carleton’s creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, governance, public policy, and the arts.
Minutes from downtown, Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus, bordered by the Rideau River and the Rideau Canal. With over 12 national museums and the spectacular Gatineau Park close by, there are many excellent recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy. The City of Ottawa, with a population of almost one million, is Canada’s capital city and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country.
Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our University including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Those applicants that are selected for an interview will be requested to contact the Chair of the Search Committee as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made to accommodate requests in a timely manner.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.